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John Marshall Barber Shop Headed Home

When Hugh Campbell packed up his belongings and moved to the other side of East Franklin Street in downtown Richmond, it was supposed to be for only a short time. Two years at the most, he was told.


Touring the Hotel John Marshall

Members of the Greater Richmond Association for Commercial Real Estate toured the Hotel John Marshall on Thursday as part of a multiple-stop bus tour of real estate properties in the Richmond area.


Old building almost ready for new life

After four years, Hugh Campbell is finally moving back to his old digs. Campbell will reopen the John Marshall Barbershop inside the building for which it’s named. Other tenants are also poised to move into the historic hotel, which is being transformed into hundreds of apartments and 23,000 square feet of retail space.


Marshall's return

Following a transformation, an iconic hotel sign returns to the city skyline. Now, the building at Fifth and Franklin streets is coming back as a mixed-use apartment building, and with it, its sign that served as a downtown landmark for decades.


New chapter awaits the John Marshall

The Hotel John Marshall, once the prince of Richmond, will shine again. It opened in 1929 as the country slipped into the Great Depression. With the country pulling out of the worst recession since the Depression, it will reopen this fall as the Residences at the John Marshall – a 16-story apartment building with retail at the ground level.


Give me an 'H'! Historic hotel reinstalls landmark sign

Workers used cranes today to hoist individual letters in the continuing reinstallation of the rooftop Hotel John Marshall sign that was long a fixture of the Richmond skyline.


John Marshall conversion finally begins

After years of hype and a decade of false starts, construction has started on a $66 million renovation of the iconic Hotel John Marshall. Crews are assembling the fence around the site, and demolition workers are taking out the old furniture.

Demolition will take between nine months and a year, according to a laborer at the site who also said the building will need to have asbestos removed.


Dominion Realty launches $66M redevelopment of historic Richmond hotel

A Raleigh-based real estate development company has broken ground on the $66 million redevelopment of the historic John Marshall Hotel in downtown Richmond, Va., with plans to transform it into an apartment building with 238 units and 20,000 square feet of retail space. Dominion Realty Partners of Raleigh is the lead developer of the project.


Hotel John Marshall renovation work starting

The renovation of the historic Hotel John Marshall in downtown Richmond is getting under way at last, the project’s developers said yesterday.

Work is scheduled to start today on restoring the 16-story hotel and transforming it into a mixed-used residential and commercial building with 238 rental apartments and 20,000 square feet of street-level retail space, said executives with Dominion Realty Partners and Virginia Atlantic Development, the two firms that are partnering on the project.

“It has been a long process. We have been working on this for
three years,” said Alex B. “Andy” Andrews IV, president and CEO of Dominion Realty Partners, whose downtown developments include Vistas on the James and Riverside on the James.


Dominion Realty Partners begins green-friendly renovation of downtown richmond's historic John Marshall Hotel to apartment residences, retail and meeting space

Richmond, Virginia – April 21, 2010 – Dominion Realty Partners and Virginia Atlantic Development today announce the groundbreaking for the $66 million renovation of the 16-story, mixed-use historic John Marshall Hotel. When complete, the renovation will transform the historic building into 238 class “A” apartments including approximately 20,000 square feet of street retail, and the historic Virginia and John Marshall ballrooms will be brought back to their original splendor for event use. Notably, this is downtown Richmond’s first historic high-rise hotel building to be converted to green-friendly, energy-efficient apartment living.

The John Marshall is an established geographic and civic landmark located in the heart of downtown Richmond. “In these especially difficult economic times, we’re excited to breathe new life into the John Marshall. For the past two years the entire team has been working hard to bring back a part of Richmond’s history into unprecedented modern-day residential use,” said Andy Andrews, President and CEO of Dominion Realty Partners, LLC with offices in downtown Richmond, Virginia.